Standard Tread with Bullnose
The standard bullnose tread is generally a 1 inch thick tread that comes in a variety of depths (11-1/2″ to 18″) and lengths (42″ to 96″). This tread has a bullnose on one side. A bullnose is just a rounded edge. This tread usually has a wall on both sides, as opposed to our next type of tread, the mitered return. The standard bullnose tread is a popular choice for those looking to add a classic and elegant touch to their stairs. Its smooth, rounded edge adds a sophisticated finish to the edge of the tread, while its thick and durable construction ensures that it can withstand the wear and tear of everyday use. Whether you have a straight or curved staircase, these treads are a versatile and practical choice that will complement any decor style. In addition to their aesthetic appeal, they also provide an important safety feature, helping to prevent accidents and falls by providing a secure and stable surface for foot traffic. Available in a range of sizes to suit different staircases, the standard bullnose tread is an essential component of any stair renovation project.
Mitered Return Stair Treads
The mitered return has a “return” on one or both sides that is used for an open staircase where the tread needs to hang over the edge. These also have the bullnose on them and the most common size for these treads are 11-1/2″ (13″ with the return) and anywhere from 48 to 96 inches. The mitered return stair tread is a versatile option for those looking to add a modern touch to their staircase. Its unique design allows it to be used on open staircases, where the tread needs to hang over the edge, providing a seamless transition between the tread and the surrounding flooring. The mitered return tread is characterized by its bullnose edge, which gives it a smooth, rounded finish that is both visually appealing and comfortable to walk on. This tread is also available in a variety of sizes, ranging from 11-1/2″ to 13″ in depth and 48″ to 96″ in length, making it easy to find the perfect fit for your staircase. Whether you’re looking to update the look of your home or simply want to add a functional and stylish touch to your stairs, the mitered return stair tread is a great choice.
Bullnosed Landing Tread
A landing tread is used on any part of your staircase that comes to a landing, that is where it has a turn or level change. The bullnose landing tread serves to give the edge a finished tread look. This can also be used on the edge of a balcony area. Usually coming about 6-1/2″ in depth with a 1″ nosing and a 3/4″ tread. They come in various lengths up to 8 ft. A bullnosed landing tread is a specialized type of tread that is designed to be used on landings or other areas of a staircase where there is a turn or level change. These treads are often used on open or partially open staircases where the tread needs to hang over the edge in order to provide a finished look. Bullnosed landing treads typically have a bullnose, or rounded edge, on one side and a wall on the other. They are usually about 6-1/2 inches in depth, with a 1 inch nosing and a 3/4 inch tread. They come in various lengths up to 8 feet, making them suitable for use on a variety of different staircases. In addition to being used on landings, bullnosed landing treads can also be used on the edge of a balcony or other outdoor area to provide a finished and safe walking surface.
RetroFit Stair Tread
RetroFit stair treads are a type of stair tread designed for easy installation over existing stairs. These treads are typically made of wood or composite materials and feature a pre-attached nosing, making them a convenient choice for homeowners looking to update their stairs without the hassle of completely tearing out and replacing the existing treads. These treads can also be used to cover up damaged or worn-out treads, giving your stairs a fresh, new look without the need for major renovations.